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New provost named for CSUS system

Keith Griffin |

The Connecticut State Colleges and Universities (CSCU) system has hired a new provost to serve as academic second-in-command of the 90,000-student network of universities and colleges.

UConn expanding successful nonprofit management program

Six years after UConn launched a program to assist Hartford area professionals to transition from corporate to nonprofit management, the successful job-training program is expanding.

Klonoski leads higher ed through disruptive change

John Stearns |

In hindsight, Ed Klonoski's decision to exploit the Internet and pursue a career in online learning was prescient. He's now president of Charter Oak State College, Connecticut's only public online...

Lawmakers rage against UConn raises amid state layoffs

Eric Bedner, Journal Inquirer |

State legislative leaders are lambasting University of Connecticut President Susan Herbst’s decision to approve multiyear salary increases for four senior staffers in the midst of the...

Mass. students now paying CT rates at Enfield community college

Keith Griffin |

Asnuntuck Community College in Enfield, located less than a mile from the Massachusetts border, has begun a two-year pilot program where Massachusetts students will pay the same tuition as...

Hartford Foundation plays vital role aiding Capital City

Linda J. Kelly |

In a recent op-ed piece, the author suggested the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving might lessen the burdens of government for the city of Hartford as it struggles with long-term budget deficits.

Nonprofit Profile: Social Enterprise Trust Inc. (reSET)

A look at the finances and leadership of the nonprofit Social Enterprise Trust Inc. (reSET), as well as other nonprofit news from Greater Hartford.

Wrice's two decades narrowed CT's energy-affordability gap

Keith Griffin |

When Patricia Wrice started as executive director of Operation Fuel back in 1997, things were much different. While she was full time, the organization was largely part time and housed in a church...

UConn gets first in nation gunshot detection system

A gunshot/explosion notification system has been installed at the UConn Storrs campus. It’s the first of its kind to be put in place at a public university in the U.S., according to the company...

Study finds link between diabetes, death from heart disease

New research from a global study led by a UConn health physician has found patients with type-2 diabetes admitted for congestive heart failure face a one-in-four chance of dying over the next 18...

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